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Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated May 02, 2019 1177 0 1 0 0
In another great attempt at nature conservation Peru upgraded at the beginning of 2018 the Yaguas National Reserve - one of the largest virgin primary rainforests of the world located in the Loreto Region - to a National Park which covers more than 868,000 hectares of Amazonian rainforest and is home to more than 3,000 species of plants, 500...
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated March 26, 2018 2244 0 1 0 0
Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), the Peruvian renewable energy subsidiary of the Italian multinational electricity and gas giant, started operations at its Rubi solar power plant in Moquegua in southern Peru.
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated September 06, 2017 2461 0 1 0 0
During colonial times often referred to as the “City of Gardens”, today the Peruvian capital Lima could rather be name city of concrete, asphalt, dirt and dust. Accessible green urban spaces and trees are rare and mainly concentrated in the “better” districts such as San Isidro, Miraflores and San Borja.
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated June 20, 2017 2065 0 1 0 0
In the first quarter of 2017 Peru saw some extreme weather conditions with heavy rains, extensive flooding and dangerous flash floods throughout most parts of the country.
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated June 13, 2017 2566 0 1 0 0
For years the different municipalities of Lima encourage their citizens to recycle glass, paper, plastics, metals and tetra pak packages by placing recycling containers throughout the districts and distributing free garbage bags for recyclable materials that are picked up weekly.
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated May 23, 2017 1672 0 1 0 0
Lima with its approx. 10 million inhabitants is the world’s second largest desert city. And while the richer districts try to outdo each other with lovely parks and green areas, most of the Peruvian capital, especially the poorer areas on the outskirts, consists of lots of concrete, shantytowns and dry and dusty wasteland– green spaces don’t exist or are...
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated December 07, 2017 4228 0 1 0 0
During the UN climate summit in Lima in 2014 a group of Greenpeace activists laid out a banner which read “Time for Change! The future is Renewable” next to the famous humming bird geoglyph of the iconic Nazca Lines causing not only irreversible damage to the sensible, age-old UNESCO World Heritage site, but also sparking a global outcry. ...
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated April 30, 2017 5956 0 1 0 0
As the heavy rains and flooding over the past weeks combined with warm weather offered ideal conditions for mosquitos to reproduce, Peru now faces next to many other problems caused by the natural disaster alarming numbers of diseases transmitted especially by the mosquito species Aedes aegypti including dengue fever, zika and chikungunya fever.
Nature & Environment News Sunflower Updated April 30, 2017 1955 0 1 0 0
Now that the worst rains and floodings seem to be over, the tense situation in Peru slowly calms down and the impact and extent of the damages caused by the unusually extreme weather conditions become evident.
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